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Object Name: Campaign ribbon
Date: 1892
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Medium: Silk, metal, cardboard, paper
Dimensions: Overall: 7 3/4 x 2 3/8 in. ( 19.7 x 6 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, Newark
Description: Cream silk satin pin-back ribbon printed with engraved photographic portrait of Benjamin Harrison; flag woven ribbon bow above; imprinted in black: "1892/HARRISON AND REID./BANKERS/AND/BROKERS/Republican Club/Organized . 1880 ."; paper label with manufacturer's name applied to reverse of ribbon.
Object Number: INV.7212
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Marks: Inscription: manufacturer's paper label on reverse: "MANUFACTURED BY/THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO.,/RIBBON BADGE MAKERS" Inscription: manufacturer's paper label on reverse: "WAVING FLAG PAT. JAN 14, 1892./SILK PIN PAT. OCT 18, 1892./Othe Patents Pending."

Exhibitions:

"If Elected: Campaigning for the Presidency," New-York Historical Society, June 22-November 3, 2004.